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HONOLULU STAR-BULLETIN, THURSDAY, OCT. 10. 1012.
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Shipping
COAL FROM JAPAN
IS NOW EN ROUTE TO
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J:si- 1 roiji i v. o .la pain -
,
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unite to tt." I!av,anan I - i .j i . J -
1 1 f i r - output io Im' laieh d a'. t!.
i I lonol ul II.
Tli- I iii! -l Suin-s anii.. tiai
Mil.
nor t
Di.x is oil tli- v. a lidin
Japan to I !nii!':;i aid i
will anr.f no! I;. ter n.aii
Nai:a-;iki.'
i- In :
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evenipg. l:-lo:-J
rtjin iiie Japan'
and sewn ihoi..1
laken on hoard.
t.ie
levari n
e port . Im l.V eeii M .-.
itld UrUS ile Wle
The li is under
Mod vs. 1 1 1 be discharged of ahoui ,
live Ihoijsanu ;oii coal, llie fuel V!
be transferred to the quai leniiaste:-j
tiepart motjt il-s. '1 lie Di will pro! '.
. i i.. i i I 1 . .,..o . . I .. I
jor anoiii ifii uas jmiiuiuk un- uis ;
charge of ihe Japanese coal
The Inter-Island Steam Navigation!
Company has been advised that the)
Unkai Maru. a Japanese vessel of
fair tonnage, is to depart from Moji.
Japan, on or about October 2."th. with
destination as Honolulu. l)y this ve;,
fcel should anie five thousand tons
fuel. This coal will go into the big
oaling platii at the Imer-lslam) slip
way. Ihe Isrilisli freighter (luernsej
sailed lroui NewcasJlc. N. S. W., o;i
Oct. 2td, will: between five and rix
thouHand tons Australian fuel con
signed 1o ihe luLer-Ieland. The
Guernsey should arrive here on ot
about October 24th.
Steamer Rosecrans To Again Go Into
Service.
The American oil tanker Jtosecrans
which has figured in more than one
btmational episode in Honolulu har
bor may yet play a return engagement
here in carrying fuel from the coafct
to the local plant of the Associated Oil
Company.
The tanker which was swept by fire
ano (torn by explosions at Caviota
some time ago, is now undergoing re
pairs at San Francisco. The explo
sions which started the fire were con
sidered to have been due to an accu
mulation of gas' in the vessel's holds.
!. is said $75,000 will cover the loss.
The Rosecrans was built in Glasgow
in 1883 and launched as the Methven
Castle, it was later purchased by the
United States government rechris
tened tLe General Rosecrans and uted
as a troopship during the Spanisn.
American war. One of the Phoenix
pirk murderers, Carey the informer,
v.ho gave up to justice rjIs confed
erates in the murder in Dublin of
Lord Charles Federick Cavendish and
Thomas F. Burke, was killed on the
Methven Castle near Capetown within
a few years after the launching of the
vessel.
For several years the Rosecrans
was operated by the Associated Oil
company as a tank ship, being char
tered lately to the Union Oil company.
In a heavy gale at GavIota, just pre
vious to the recent' disaster which
overtook the vessel, the Rosecrans
dragged its anchors and went ashore
two of the crew being lost in t.e
fc. - . tin... - - II 1 . . 1 n '- i
ut'sny bun. ueu ai uouoiiuu years
ago the chief engineer. was murdered
by a drunken fireman, who was con
demned to die. The sentence was lat
er commuted and he is now serving
a life sentence in Fort Leaenworth
penitentiary.
Kilauea Arrived at Coast.
The Inter-Island steamer Kilauea
with, a small amount of general cargo,
arrived at San Francisco early this
morning, the distance being covered
in eight and one-half days.
The Kilauea left her home port to
receive general repairs at the coast
shipyards. Some months ago the ves
sel scraped the rocks near Kailua
and as a result several plates were
dented. To replace these the vessel
was obliged to return to the Union
Iron Works. The Kilauea was given
a liberal supply of oil as fuel before
starting on the trans-Pacific voyage.
The time made by the little liner oc
casioned considerable surprise among
local shipping men today.
The Kilauea is to remain at San
Francisco for about ten days before
starting home. The vessel may be
given a general cargo to serve as bal
last. Liners Meet With Fine Weather.
Fine weather is the rule ::s lineis
.iu, .en.Hi,. a. u.e ,.. t , ' "U(.,()t)fir ;. jn a joking condition, at
fteam between San Francisco and iTo- i this morning in the American ship
rclulu according to wireless -epo1 j Marion Chilcott. The vessel was nine
received at this city. The lollowir.g j teen days from Gaviota and also
vessels have been heard from. ; brought fcOO drums of distillate. The
M. N. S. S. Wilhelmina. enroute to Marion Chilcott met with fair weath
Sr.an Fruieisco lrom Honolulu. () tot. er er on the voyage, according to the
9,8 p. ni . nr. miles; light East wind: report of Captain Anderson, master
sea smooth; weather fine and all w;eil. of the windjammer. The vessel was
P. M. S. S. Persia, enroute from Sa: ; brought to a berth at railway wharf.
Francis o to Honolulu. October v. p. ! Pa
m. 4t; miles. Will arrive 1'i idayi at-' Logan May Make Short stay,
ternoon. J Many Philippine constabulary of-
rV3 ' ticers are reported as en route from
Taylor Back on the Job. ! San Francisco to Manila in the Unit-
Roger Taylor, deputy collector of ! ed States army transport Logan, ex
custonis. and boarding ot'icer for ihe peeted to reach Honolulu on Satur-
port. of Honolulu, is back on the job
after a pleasant vacation on windward
Oahu. Deputy Collector Taylor con-;
ducted extensive archaeological re-1
searches, in which numerous caves ;
were visited, and boms of early Ha-
waiians were discovered, together i
City Tran
(JAS. H.
Of!lt Kin Str mpp Union Grill
AND AUSTRALIA
HONOLULU
I
' v ith many inipl'iu nts
both domes
1 t, aiid warlike.
"I In- bo!ief and skeletons of na-
tivih in good condition were found in
some of the '-a a- n-ar Kahana. They
are believed to be the remains of
those v. ho di d in the ancient epi-
demif s which raped throughout me
island. The tapas and other articles
in the caes are in a remarkable state
o! pn sen ation
declared Tavlor.
Deputy Taylor' dip into anthro
pology, he states, proved both in
Mniftive and highly interesting.
its
Sophie Christensen Awaits Repairs.
'Ihe American schooner Sophie
( liri.sten.scii. which came into port on
ter a 27-day voyage from Tahiti, is
still awaiting a turn on the local
marine railway. The Sophie Chris
tensen will receive general repairs,
including recaulking and repainting.
The vessel is reported to be making
but little water following the removal
of the cargo.
The American schooner Fearless
will probably follow the Sophie Chrls
4ensen on the marine railway, the lat
ter vessel being in need of a cleaning
ami repainting.
Eudora Awaits Men to Man Ship.
Captain Atkinson, master of the
Uriiish bark Eudora, is awaiting sev
eral seamen before proceeding to Ta-
icoina, there to load grain for the
United Kingdom or trie Continent.
The Eudora arrived here on Septem
ber 12th, with nitra.es from a South
American port. The vessel secured
a very favorable charter to load on
the Pacific Coast. Just before the
time of departure several men are
said to have jumped the ship. The
Eudora now rides outside the harbor
entrance, until the skipper secures a
line on his men or signs on new sea
men for the trip.
Mechanics Arrive for Pearl Harbor.
A dozen skilled mechanics to be
employed in the construction of the
floating crane intended for Pearl Har
bor arrived as passengers in the Canadian-Australian
liner Zealandia this
morning.
The force of men to take up work
at Pearl Harbor hail from a large
manufactory, the Wellman-Seaver Co.
located at Cleveland, O.
Active operations in the assembly
of material for the crans will now go
forward without delay.
Away for Kahului Tomorrow Night.
The Matson Navigation steamer
Honolulan is away for Kahului to
morrow night, where some four hun
dred tons freight will be discharged.
The vessel may receive shipments of
preserved pineapples before return
ing to Honolulu. The Honolulan is
due back at the home port early Sun
day morning. It's a large consign
ment of freight that is being dis
charged from this vessel now at the
Hackfeld wharf
jg
Persia to Take Coal Here. .
The Pacific Mail liner Persia, due
j to arrive at Honolulu on Friday af
ternoon, will be supplied with five
hundred tons coal before, being dis
patch to the far East. The Persia is
expected will bring a later mail from
the mainland and a few layover pas
sengers. H. Hackfeld &. Company,
local representatives for the Persia,
expect to dispatch the vessel, for
Japan and China ports on Saturday.
Mohigan Is High and Dry.
The venerable Mohigan, the dean
of "rotten row" at Honofulu harbor,
is high and dry on the marine rail
way, the craft to be given a general '
overhauling before going into the wa- j
ter again. The Mohigan is the Mat-j
son Navigation storage hulk at this
port. The vessel has been lying at
the anchorage and (luring her long
period of inactivity much seaweed
and barnacles have accumulated on the
bottom of the hulk. The Mohigan
will be cleaned and some of her cop
per plates will be renewed.
Marion Chilcott an Arrival With Oil.
Oil consigned to the local branch
of the Associated Oil Company to
the amount of UI.ooO barrels arrived
day or Sunday. This vessel, it is i
believed, will take a berth at Alakea j
wharf, where a small amount of quar-j
termaster cargo will be discharged.
1 he Logan is expected to be given!
ouick dispatch for Manila by way of
Guam.
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TIDES MJN AND MOON:is one of tne three steamers now un
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WEATHER TODAY
Temperature- a
7!: in a. in.. M : 1:
in.. 74; 8
noon. M
a. ni.,
Mini-
! mum last night. 74 .
Wind ; a. m , velocity 1. direction
N K. ; S a. in., velocity 4, direction N.;
in a m.. velocity direction .V.K.; 1
noon. veloc ity H, direction N K. Move
uient past L'4 hours, i:.'5 miles.
T.arometer at S a. m.f Rela-
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VESSELS TO AND
FROM THE ISLANDS
(Special Cable to Merchant!'
Exchange.) ' '
Thursday, October 10.
SAN FRANCISCO, Arrived October
10, S. S. Kilauea, hence October 3.
SAN FRANCISCO, Arrived October
19, 3:00 a. m., S. S, Sonoma, hence
October 4.
PORT SAN LI i IS Arrived, October
y, S. S. Lansing, from Kihei, Sept.
29.
AEROGRAMS.
S. S. PERSIA Will arrive from San
Francisco Friday afternoon and saii
for Orient Saturday morning.
S. S. HONGKONG MARU will arrive
from Valparaiso Friday morning.
S. S. SANTA MARIA Will . arrive
from Port San Luis Friday morning.
Would Welcome the BriUsh-Indlii
Line. .
VICTORIA, Sept. 26. The British-India
Navigation company is to es
tablish a trans-Pacific steamship line
from Calcutta by way of Hongkong
and the usual ports of call in the far
east to Victoria and Puget sound, ac
cording to a report made to Washing
ton by the United States consul gen
eral at Hongkong. The British-India,
which recently absorbed the Apcar
line in the Calcutta-Japan trade, is
one of the strongest of the British
shipping companies. The new serv
ice is to be maintained with four lin
ers of 10,000 tons register.- Another
anticipated increase in the trans-Pa.
cific lines is the coming of the Glen
or Shire line across the Pacific
When Mr. Nash, representative of the
Royal Mail Steam Packet line, which
controls both those services, was in
Victoria investigating conditions here
in view of the opening of the Panama
canal, he announced that the coming
of a -line from Europe by way of the
canal would be followed by the exten
sion of either the Shire or Glen line
across the Pacific to connect with the
Royal Mail line by way of Panama.
Glen liners have already plied to Vic
toria, several having been used by
Dodwell & Co. when that firm main
tained a trans-Pacific service.
Piracy a Menace in Chinese Waters.
Piracy continues a menace to ship
ping in the inland waters of southern
China, according to stories brought
to Honolulu with the arrival of the
Pacific Mail liner Siberia. At the
time the Pacific Mailer was lying at
anchor in Hongkong harbor, the re
port was circulated that the pirates
who made the raid on Dumbell island
made a larger haul in money than
was first stated. Besides looting the
safe at the police station, they robbed
a pawnshop and a grocery store.
Dumbell island is a large fishing cen
ter, and the arrival of the gang
aroused no suspicion because it was
thought they were fishermen. As
soon as they landed from their junk
they went to the police station and
shot down the Indian constable guard
ing the door. The other constables
ran to his assistance and they were
murdered at once.
While this attack was being made
others of the gang held up the pawn
shop and grocery store and it is esti
mated they got about $6000.
The European sergeant was arous
ed by the shooting, but when he ap
peared the gang fired a volley at him,
failing, however, to wound him.
Escape was made in a launch which
the gang seized. There were two
launches at the landing and one of
them was disabled to prevent pursuit
before the gang shoved off in the
other.
The pirates ran to Colowan in the
launch and there abandoned it. mak
ing off in another junk which they
seized. Further trace of them is lost,
ft
Five-Day Service to Portland.
PORTLAND, Ore.. Sept. 22. Nego
tiations now pending between Swayne
S: Hoyt and the owners of the steam
ers Yale and Harvard, operating be
tween San Francisco and Southern
California ports, are likely to result
in a direct connection with these
steamers from here, according to a
telegram received by Frank Bollam.
local agent of the San Francisco, Port
land and Los Angeles Steamship Com
pany. In his advices Bollam says that it
was stated more deck space and pas
senger room are to be added to the
steamer ('amino, which will give her
accommodations for 125 first-class and
3t steerage passengers. Passenger ac
commodations will be put on the
steamer Navajo, while the new steam
er Paraiso. now under construction,
is to be launched in December. She
I
der conssrnrtlnn for Service between
? I I'ortland. San Francisco and New
! York, via the Panama Canal, but un
j j til the opening of that waterwa s!.
7 ; will be operated in the coastwi.-e s. r
i vice. With the Navajo, ('amino ami
I l araiso giving a hve-day srvic.' ow
of her-, it is, iitfurel that a good eo:i-
un nun vail U-" liiaue H .i in
anil Harvard, operated by the
-Navigation Company, from Sa
made with th- YaU
Pacifit
pan v. from aii 1- ra!i-1
j As these new steamers are not m
, the steam schooner class. Hollamwasj
notified to raise the rate on first- j
class passage S-. which w ill ta'.;' ef-!
j feet with the m-xt sailing of the ra- j
I mino. due to arrive here :rom Sati
, Francisco tomorrow.
!
j Vessels Which May Pass in Canal.
j Of particular interest to shipping on
the Pacitic Coast is the paitial list
, of the companies which will estab
lish services through the Panama
.canal, as anurunced recently by Com-
missioner Cnamberlain at Washing
j ton. The report tells of a large num
i ber of new steamers under construc
'tion for the Pacific traffic.
"The American-Hawaiian Steamship
j Company's fleet will use the canal."
'the statement declares, "and by the
Itime the canal is opened this fleet
will consist of t went v-t hree stenmer
,V "
aggregating anoui lbu.i'ou gross, or
about ioti.Ouo net tons, capable of
carrying about 1,20o,ihm tons of car
go annually. This fleet will be used
in the coastwise trade from the Pa
cific Coast and Hawaii to the Atlan
tic Coast.
W. R. Grace & Co. of New York
have eight steamers of about 35,000
gross tons running between New York
and the west coast of South America.
The company has recently ordered
three new steamers, each of 60,ooo
gross tons, to be built in the United
States. Besides these the following
named are making inquiries with a
view to using the canal:
"Osaka Shosen. a Japanese line,
contemplates extending its present
service between Asia and Puget
Sound along the coast to Magellan
and thence to Europe. The Hamburg
American Packet Company has an
nounced its purpose of building two
iarge passenger steamers for the im
migration business with the Pacific
Coast from Europe, especially the
Mediterranean.
The "Royal Mail Steam Packet
Company will make its all-sea con
nections with the west coast of Soma
America through the canal. Nine
steamers are now under construction
for the company for service to thi.s
Coast via the Panama canal. The In
ternational Mercantile Marine has
been looking over the field, but made
no final arrangements.
"E. F. Luckenbach of New York
has a fleet of American cargo steam
ers, some of which he expects to put
in the coastwise trade through the
canal, and El well & Co., New York,
are reported to be interested in three
cargo steamers building for the canal
trade."
lSi
Cattle from Hawaii Ranges.
Seventy-five head of cattle were re
ceived this morning with the arrival
of the Inter-Island steamer Helene.
The vessel took on the animals at
Kawaihae. The Helene also brought
some, parts of sugar milling machin
ery needing repairs. Shipments of
sundries and hides made up the list
of freight. The vessel met with light
winds and fair seas on the homeward
voyage.
It's V. C. Achi. agent for the Ka
lihi Taro and Iand Co. o.nire than
i anybody else in the real estate line,
who is furnishing concrete evidence
about this time of the aptness of the
proverbial phrase, "doing a land office
business," in illustrating brisk af
fairs. Mr. Achi has just put through three
pretty good-sized deals in city prop
erty. He has sold to Dr. K. Haida,
a well-known Japanese physician,
3 38-100 acres of unimproved land at
Kalihi, near the fertilizer works, for
the sum of $8200.
Judge Philip L. Weaver has pur
chased from Mr. Achi 1 1-4 acres of
land at Puunui, on the extension of
Liliha street, for $L'7."o.
Mr. Achi, in giving the foregoing in
formation in reply to a question on
the reported sale to Dr. Haida, added
that he had also virtually sold nine
teen lots in the Waterhouse tract, Ka
lihi, at an average price of $4uu a lot.
COMING TO 1IONOU EC
MARE ISLAND, Sept. 20. Chief
Carpenter John P. Hand. I." S. N . re
tired, left this afternoon for San Fran
cisco, and after a short stav in th-
metropolis will leave for Honolulu in
company with his wife,- where they
will make their home in the future.
Carpenter Hand wa formerly attach
ed to the cruiser Maryland, but was
forced to retire from active service
when his eyesight became impaired.
Colonel Roosevelt while at Atlanta,
(ia.. made a trip out to Roswell, the
birthplace of his mother.
BY AUTHORITY
NOTICE.
The Board of Registration for the
City and County of Honolulu wiil sit:
at the upper corridor of the Capitol!
'Building on Wednesday, the 1 Gt Ii day
'of October. V.1-, from : a. in. to 12 1
noon, and from 1 p. m. to 'A p. ni.. to:
hear appeals from registration from i
the decision of the registrar of voters.
SAMUEL F. CHILLINCiWORl H.
Chairman, Board of Registration.
Honolulu. October 1. 1!H2.
r,::;:i- -Oct P, 14, 1"
ACHI B
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'LID DEALS
MORTON VILL
HUNT BIO GAME
(Vp'ain Harry Morton, well known
'o HoTioh.lans as one of the most
popular skippers that ever trod 'he
bridge on a Pacific Mail liner, and
who was a regular visitor here with
the calling of the Mongolia at this
port, is having the time of his life as
the com .anion of the Due de Mont
pensier. which iarty the Pacific Mail
.nan joined some moirhs ago fo a
two years' cruise over the globe.
Captain Morton obtained a two
.war leave of absence in July to join
the Duke and his party in France,
where he wa.s to taKe command of
the yacht Maund for a cruise around
the world. The trip has now been
postponed for several months. The
San Francisco captain will be a mem
ber of the hunting party which will
traverse the valley of the Nile and
penetrate into Northern African fast
nesses in search of strange game.
In the party will also be the Due
vi'Orleans, brother to Montpensier
and heir, if the centuries could be
rolled back, to the throne of France.
Manuel, the dejxised young King of
Portugal, and nephew of Captain
Morton's friend, will be included in
the party. The former admirer of the
dazzling Gaby Ueslys was to. have
been a member of the around-t he
world cruise in an effort to forget his
troubles. With the party will also be
other notables of European titles,
who may or may not hit the game
they will pursue.
The hunting party will leave for
Cairo on the Due de Montpensier's
beautiful 1,200-ton yaclt, and will
proceed up the Nile Valley to the
hunting grounds, where their trip
will be continued on horseback. It
is understood that Captain Morton
has refused to get astride of a land
lubberly camel. C-ocodiles, hippo
potami and similar big game will be
sought.
Returning to Cairo, the little party
will penetrate into the Arabian desert
and the Tigris-Euphrates valley in a
round-up of more big game. Several
months will be consumed before the
huntsmen board the Maund for the
return trip across the blue Mediter
ranean. Captain Morton and the Duke be
came chummy once when Montpen
bier crossed the Pacific on the Mon
golia, The skipper left New York on
July 13, where he went across on the
Cedric. He paid his mother a brief
visit at her old home in Little Ire
land, Cionmel, Ireland. Joining the
Duke in Paris, they have recently
completed a motor trip across the
continent.
The cruise around the world, to be
held later, will be steered first across
the Atlantic to the Caribbean sea,
then down the South American coast
and around the Horn. Whenever
fancy dictates, the yacht will drop
anchos and the party will go ashore
for a hunt or a bit of exploration.
They will then sail across the South
Seas, visiting the out-of-the-way
places made famous by Robert Louis
Stevenson. From the China coast
they will make for the Suez Canal.
Captain Morton is having the time of
his life, according to letters received
here by his friends.
The escape of a sailor in the Brit
ish bark Eudora yesterday may cause
some delay in the sailing of that ves
sel.
The American schooner Kona, now
at Hana, Maui, taking on sugar, will
be given a quick dispatch for San
Francisco. j
A number of passengers have been'
booked for departure for Kona and!
Kau in the Mauna Loa to sail at noon
tomorrow. j
The Canadian-Australian liner Zea-'
landia is sailing for Sydney by the,
way of Suva and Auckland at three
o'clock this afternoon.
The United States army transport
Logan, to arrive from San Francisco
on Saturday, may berth at the Ewa
n'de of Elakea wharf.
Mail forwarded to the coast in the
Matson Navigation steamer Lurline
is reported to have reached the coast;
at .":.'0 yesterday morning. j
A general cargo and a few passen
gers will depart for Kauai ports in
ihe steamer W. G. Hall, sailing at
five o'clock this afternoon. j
Japanese coal will be received with!
the arrival ot the United States army
trar.sjort Dix. which vessel is duej
to arrive on Sundav morning. (
The Pacific Mail liner China to cail
here (Hi October l"th from Oriental j
ports and enroute to San Francisco
will be supplied with five hundred
tons coal. '
Shipments of lumber, fertilizer and!
genera! cargo are going into the Inter-!
Island steamer Claudine preparatory!
to the sailing of the steamer for Maui j
and Hawaii pons at five o'clock to-j
morrow morning. j
The schooner Repeat made a slow
trip to the Sound, the vessel arriving1
at Willapa Harbor on Tuesday. The'
schooner sailed from Honolulu on'
Septenber 7th. after having been dis-j
charged of a shipment of lumber.
A late wireless received at the'
agewy of H. Hackfeld Company.'
from the Pacific Mail liner Persia an-'
njiinces that the vessel will arrive'
here oil Friday afternoon if all goes'
well. Tiie vessel is listed for di.s-j
patch for the Far East Saturday:
morning. j
Hilonian Due From the Sound.
A l:ir"p general rnreo and several
hundred thousand feet of lumber are'
due to arrive here on Saturday or '
Sunday in the Matson Navigation S. i
S. Hilonian. This vessel is now en'
route from San Francisco by way of
Puget Sound. The vessel will come
to the agency of Castle & Cooke.
HARBOR
NOTES
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STRIKE DELAYED
THE ZEALANDIA
The CanadfanJPaeific Railway
Company, practically a rival to the
Canadian-Australian line in certain
lines of business, came to the rescue
of the latter steamship company with
an offer to supply the necessary fuel
to enable the liner to proceed from
Vancouver to Honolulu, Suva, Auck
land and Sydney.
As it wa3, the Zealandia arrived
with forty-five passengers from the
British Columbian coast, just one day
behind her. regular schedule.
A strike of no mean proportions
prevails in British Columbian coal
mines. The labor trouble has spread
to such extent that the Canadian
Australian line was unable to secure
coal to fill the bunkers in the Zea
landia. To send the vessel to an
American port would nave been out
of the question on such short notice.
Following a series of negotiations, the
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Canadian Pacific Railway Company,
which also operate a JIeet of fast
passenger and freight" steamers
across the Pacific, came to the res
cue of the Australia line.
The Zealandia Is making a brief
stay at Honolulu, it beiny thfc Inten
tion to dispatch the vessel for Fiji,
New Zealand and Australian ports at
three o'clock this afternoon. Several
lay-over passengers will Join the ves ?
sel at Honolulu for various porta in
the South Seas.
The Zealandia failed to call at Vic
toria in leaving the North Pacific
coast, owing to the delay occasioned
by a lack of coal. The liner is well
filled with both passengers and
freight. From the time of leaving
the straits of Fuca the Zealandia met
fresh northerly winds and moderate
seas.
An active sports committee is In
cluded in the personnel of passen
gers enroute to the Antipodes. Deck
sports have been' the rule during the
day, while the officers have arranged
pleasing entertainments for the even
ing, including dances and concerts.
The Zealandia arrived here this
morning with 314 passengers In tran
sit to the South Seas.
A very small amount of general
cargo was left here. ... ,
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